Technology

Procurement control tower: Proof of concept through machine learning and natural language processing

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 · Bishwajit Kumar and Pablo Barros Gomez
Implementing a procurement control tower provides advanced insights to the sponsor company, bringing end-to-end visibility, enhanced exception management, improved decision-making, improved risk management, cost savings, and more, an MIT CTL capstone research project found.

Is AI ready for takeoff? Analysis finds only 11% of firms have gone beyond pilots

Thursday, June 6, 2024 · Brian Straight
While AI talk is dominating boardrooms, an analysis by Zero100 found that only 11% of companies have moved past the pilot stage with artificial intelligence projects.

‘Purple People’ and the evolution of supply chain talent

Friday, May 17, 2024 · Sasha Koff
AI’s emergence and evolution is reshaping supply chain management. By embracing interdisciplinary approaches, aligning talent with technology, and acknowledging the benefits and potential challenges of technology deployments, companies can unlock new levels of efficiency and…

Technology’s role in mending supply chain fragility after recent disruptions

Thursday, April 25, 2024 · Tony Harris
With the help of digital tools and a collaborative business network, businesses can home in on potential impacts from unavoidable disruptions and ensure all stakeholders are prepared for whatever comes next.

Tech investments bring revenue increases, survey finds

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
A new survey from Cleo found that 80% of businesses that invested in supply chain technology saw a revenue increase within a year as a result.

Humanoid robots’ place in an intralogistics smart robot strategy

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 · Dwight Klappich, VP analyst and Gartner Fellow with the Gartner Supply Chain Practice
The potential for humanoid robots is clearly alluring, but the pace of growth will be complex and gradual, says Dwight Klappich from Gartner’s Supply Chain Practice.

Game on: Rethinking change management for the digital era

Monday, April 8, 2024 · Marko Kovacevic and Craig Moss
Change management faces some of its greatest challenges when it comes to supply chain digital transformation. But video games may hold the clues to success.

Predicting stockouts: Enhancing FMCG resilience through data-driven insights

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 · Madeleine Lee and Kamran Iqbal Siddiqui
Cutting-edge data analysis and predictive modeling techniques are revolutionizing the FMCG industry, helping companies prevent stockouts, improve case fill rates (CFRs), and boost resilience in a volatile market.

Are Your Data Visualizations Readable by Everyone?

Monday, March 18, 2024 · Norman Katz
Good reporting standards should be part of an organization’s policies and guidelines. Don’t wait until someone asks, and don’t force someone to be an exception: make sure that your data visualizations can be read by all those who receive them.

The Dawn of AI in Procurement: Unleashing a New Era of Efficiency and Insight

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Arjun Sharma
The promise of faster transactions, lower costs, and widespread executive buy-in are driving AI-powered procurement to deliver new efficiencies and insights.

How to Create Real Retailer-Brand Loyalty

Monday, February 19, 2024 · Norman Katz
Supply chain execution, from one end to the other, is the new competitive edge, and this applies whether you are the brand or whether you are the retailer. Working collaboratively is the glue that holds it together.

How to Create Real Retailer-Brand Loyalty

Monday, February 19, 2024 · Norman Katz
Supply chain execution, from one end to the other, is the new competitive edge, and this applies whether you are the brand or whether you are the retailer. Working collaboratively is the glue that holds it together.

Composing the Ideal Supply Chain Symphony

Thursday, February 15, 2024 · Brian Straight
With all the technology, labor issues and innovation taking place in supply chain, making it all work together is akin to a large-scale musical production.

From the Back Office to the Warehouse, Tracking Tech’s Impact

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 · Brian Straight
Artificial intelligence, augmented reality and machine learning are driving value from the business office to the warehouse.

Transforming Supply Chain Management with Intelligent Software

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 · Ahana Roy Choudhury
The evolving landscape of supply chain management highlights the transformative potential of integrating intelligent software.
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